Bangko Sentral warns public against ‘unauthorized’ Instagram account


Posted at Jan 10 2020 05:27 PM

MANILA – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday warned the public against an unauthorized account using its name and logo on the photo-sharing app Instagram. 

The handle “bangko_sentral_lottery” is not associated with the central bank, the BSP said in an advisory.

The BSP advised the public to refrain from sharing personal information or from performing any transaction through the said account.

“The account, which uses the BSP’s name and logo, is not associated with the BSP and the central bank has made the necessary representation for Instagram to take down said unauthorized account,” it said.


The BSP has a verified account on social media platform Facebook and official accounts on Twitter and Instagram.